Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
This week, we look at how journalism is affected by business and politics and the challenges that journalists face to do their job well.
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now talks about our right to quality journalism and the journalistâs right to conduct investigative reporting. (Gavin Dahl, Radio Boise).
Karen Dorne Steele, award winning investigative reporter for the Spokesman Review, reflects on her career and the current state of local journalism. (Tim Connor, KYRS Spokane)
A Portland Youth shares why he thinks local commercial news sucks (Ben Hyde, KBOO Portland)